Blisk

Dating back to the late 1970’s, Blisk was bred in its native Zalec region of Slovenia, along with Bobek and Buket in an attempt to instil both high alpha content and pleasant aroma in one cultivar. It is a cross between Atlas and a male varietal from the former Yugoslavia. Despite its decent yield, Blisk is not being commercially produced. …

Boadicea

Released in 2004, Boadicea is a finishing hop bred by Horticulture Research International. Known as the first aphid-resistant variety in the world, it also exhibits excellent resistance to wilt and downy mildew. As a dwarf/hedgerow variety, it grows to a shorter height than traditional varieties and yields just the same, making it an easier prospect to harvest. Boadicea is said …

BOR

Selected by Dr Bob Romanko, BOR 704 was so named for it’s planting position, row 7, plant 04, in the Prosser “Bone Yard” in the Yakima Valley. It features an aroma profile that is distinctly European. While BOR exhibits a relatively poor yield, it has been used to breed other seedlings in an effort to pass on its low cohumulone …